Diabetes Treatment via Blood Pressure Medication

November 6, 2014 4:36 PM

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Diabetes Treatment via Blood Pressure Medication

Diabetes may only be the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, but cases are on the rise—especially the preventable Type II. But since the condition also puts a person at risk for blindness, kidney disease, heart attack, and limb amputation, diabetes prevention and maintenance are both very important.

Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been studying diabetes for at least the last ten years. Dr. Anath Shalev, lead researcher with UAB’s Comprehensive Diabetes Center, reports that previous research indicates high blood sugar could be associated with the overproduction of a pr...

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